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Weeks, Franklin

Weeks, Franklin

Weeks, Franklin

Date: Thursday, December 07, 2000

Interview 130b : In this interview with Jonathan Gerland, Franklin Weeks shows him the sights in Burke, Texas. He points out landmarks like the Masonic Hall, the depot site, the McCall Store site, the churches, school, and cannery. Mr. Weeks reminisces about riding the train, visiting with Miss Ina McCall, and seeing the first airplane that landed in Burke. He shows Jonathan his ancestral home place, built by Felix Weeks, and talks about the early settlement of the Ryan Chapel Community.